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Goal 10 : Reduced Inequalities

Why does this goal matter?

Social exclusion weakens the social and economic development of a society. Reducing inequalities can be achieved by promoting an environment in which equal opportunities are encouraged, thereby enabling individuals to reach their full potential.

What are this goal’s targets?

REDUCE INCOME INEQUALITIES

By 2030, progressively achieve and sustain income growth of the bottom 40 per cent of the population at a rate higher than the national average

PROMOTE UNIVERSAL SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL INCLUSION

By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status

ENSURE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES AND END DISCRIMINATION

Ensure equal opportunity and reduce inequalities of outcome, including by eliminating discriminatory laws, policies and practices and promoting appropriate legislation, policies and action in this regard

ADOPT FISCAL AND SOCIAL POLICIES THAT PROMOTE EQUALITY

Adopt policies, especially fiscal, wage and social protection policies, and progressively achieve greater equality

IMPROVED REGULATION OF GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS

Improve the regulation and monitoring of global financial markets and institutions and strengthen the implementation of such regulations

ENHANCED REPRESENTATION FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Ensure enhanced representation and voice for developing countries in decision-making in global international economic and financial institutions in order to deliver more effective, credible, accountable and legitimate institutions

RESPONSIBLE AND WELL-MANAGED MIGRATION POLICIES

Facilitate orderly, safe, regular and responsible migration and mobility of people, including through the implementation of planned and well-managed migration policies

SPECIAL AND DIFFERENTIAL TREATMENT FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Implement the principle of special and differential treatment for developing countries, in particular least developed countries, in accordance with World Trade Organisation agreements

ENCOURAGE DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE AND INVESTMENT IN LEAST DEVELOPED

Encourage official development assistance and financial flows, including foreign direct investment, to States where the need is greatest, in particular least developed countries, African countries, small island developing States and landlocked developing countries, in accordance with their national plans and programmes

REDUCE TRANSACTION COSTS FOR MIGRANT REMITTANCES

By 2030, reduce to less than 3 per cent the transaction costs of migrant remittances and eliminate remittance corridors with costs higher than 5 per cent

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